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Nurses Cut Stress 40% With Relaxation Steps At Work

Ohio State study shows dramatic stress reduction among ICU nurses

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)  May 2015 – More than 40 percent of Americans say their job is “very” or “extremely” stressful, which not only costs our economy billions of dollars each year, it also takes a significant toll on our health.

 

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Most Women Don't Know Female-Specific Stroke Signs

National survey: women are largely unaware of many symptoms and risks of strokes

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) May 2015 – A new national survey shows that most women don’t know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke. The survey, released byThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, found that only 11 percent of women could identify female-specific risk factors for stroke from a list and nine out of 10 weren’t aware that hiccups combined with chest pain are among the early warning signs of a stroke in women.

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Maryanna Klatt, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:

  • Mind/body evidenced-based interventions
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Mindfulness-based interventions
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Luc Lecavalier, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry & Program Director, Child Behavior Support, The Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:

  • Behavior and emotional problems in children with developmental disabilities
  • Anxiety disorders and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Repetitive behaviors
  • Treatment interventions: parent training, medication, behavioral intervention
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Study: Young Kids With Autism Behave Better If Parents Are Trained

Parents who go through 24-week training program have children who behave better

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – A new study suggests that doctors may want to focus on parents and not just on their patients when it comes to caring for children with autism spectrum disorder. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that parents who were taught specific behavior management skills saw a dramatic improvement in their child’s behavior.

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